On this show, Tisha Richmond, chats with educators and thought leaders from around the world to hear stories of how they are transforming teaching and creating unforgettable learning experiences.
A Magical Trolley Ride with Sean Gaillard
In this episode I chat with the amazing, Sean Gaillard. Sean is a father, husband, and principal in North Carolina. He wrote the amazing book The Pepper Effect, published by Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc, is the founder of #CelebrateMonday, is the host of the Principal Liner Notes Podcast, and has a love for music. Our conversation is framed around 3 albums I found in my record collection in honor of his love for music and some connections we share. Join us as we chat about:
The intersections between education and Mr. Rogers, Sesame Street, and The Beatles
The Pepper Effect
The Principal Liner Podcast
and so much more!!! You're going to love this episode!!!
Connect with Sean:
The Pepper Effect
Mentions in the podcast:
Educator Voice: How Mr. Rogers Reminds Me of my Purpose as an Educator and Father
Street Gang documentary
Make Learning Sticky with Debbie Tannenbaum
In this episode I chat with Debbie Tannenbaum. Debbie works as an Elementary School Technology Specialist in Fairfax County, VA. An educator with over twenty years of experience, Debbie Tannenbaum supports both staff and students to integrate technology tools into instruction through both co teaching sessions and weekly technology classes. Debbie emphasizes working collaboratively with other educators to use technology tools that amplify student learning and empower student voice. She also blogs and shares her thoughts and reflections regularly on her website: https://www.tannenbaumtech.com. And, her freshly released book: TRANSFORM: Techy Notes to Make Learning Sticky, published by Road to Awesome LLC is out in the wild. You will love to hear her story and how she transforms with tech to make learning sticky.
Connect with Debbie:
Book: Transform: Techy Notes to Make Learning Sticky
Todd Nesloney Tells His Story
In this episode I chat with Todd Nesloney. You will love hearing Todd share his story and his passion for amplifying the voices of others so they can share their story too! Listen and be encouraged and inspired by all he has to share and... learn why this episode was a full circle moment for me!!
Todd is the Director of Culture and Strategic Leadership for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). He has also served as an award-winning principal of a PreK-5th Grade campus of over 775 students in a rural town in Texas. He has been recognized by the White House, John C Maxwell, the Center for Digital Education, National School Board Association, the BAMMYS, and more for his work in education and with children. Todd's first book he co-authored, Kids Deserve It!, was a runaway smash. Since then he has authored, Stories From Webb, Sparks in the Dark with Travis Crowder, and When Kids Lead with Adam Dovico. His children's book "Spruce and Lucy" was also released in March 2020. He hosts the podcast "Tell Your Story" and is very active on social media under the moniker Tech Ninja Todd. He is passionate about doing whatever it takes for our students and helping others tell their story.
Connect with Todd:
Twitter & Instagram: @techninjatodd
Website: www.toddnesloney.com (check for online workshop coming soon!)
Podcast: Tell Your Story
Entrepreunership in EDU with Gregory Keele
In this episode, I chat with Gregory Keele. Greg is an entrepreneurship teacher from Canyon Lake, California and the founder of Virtual Startup Academy. He has degrees from Claremont McKenna College, has launched multiple startups in the last decade and a half, and coaches high school football. His professional interests include entrepreneurial programs, project-based learning in physical and virtual learning environments, engineering student-led classrooms, and cross-curricular project collaboration.
Connect with Greg:
Leveraging Tech to Empower Student Voice, Ease Anxiety, & Create Compassionate Classrooms with Stacey Roshan
In this episode I chat with educator and author of Tech with Heart, Stacey Roshan. We discuss ways that she has flipped her classroom and used tech to empower student voice, ease anxiety, and create a compassionate classroom for students. Her passion and heart for students and education shines through in this episode. You will love hearing her story and will no doubt come away inspired and ready to bring heart into your classroom through the use of technology.
Connect with Stacey:
Book: Tech with Heart
Finding the Positive in a Tumultuous School Year with Russell Richmond
In this episode, I chat with high school Ceramics teacher extraordinaire (aka my amazing hubby), Russell Richmond. Russ has been a dual language primary teacher, dean, assistant principal, and currently a high school ceramics teacher in Southern Oregon. We reflect on the positive takeaways from this tumultuous year and the hope we have for the school year to come. You will love hearing Russ' perspective of teaching in a pandemic and you will come away inspired to reflect on your own positive takeaways as we find hope in the future.
Connect with Russ: